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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 00:34:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 38%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 55' South, Longitude: 114° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.27 meters/second, 1520.2 km/hour, 944.6 miles/hour or 820.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.74 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 25' 50.5"944.34 miwest0° 05' 40.6"6.51 minorth944.63 mi
24 hours13° 17' 16.9"869.60 mieast2° 45' 04.5"189.21 minorth896.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Sat 7:34 PM1026 km638 miles554 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownSat 4:34 PM1788 km1111 miles966 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 6:34 PM3333 km2071 miles1799 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteSat 2:34 PM3751 km2331 miles2026 nmWest W
LimaSat 7:34 PM4038 km2509 miles2180 nmEast E
QuitoSat 7:34 PM4400 km2734 miles2376 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuatemalaSat 6:34 PM4518 km2807 miles2439 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 6:34 PM4523 km2810 miles2442 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Sat 7:34 PM4544 km2824 miles2454 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseSat 6:34 PM4584 km2849 miles2475 nmNortheast NE
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